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Pursuing Rhode Island John LaRochelle
John LaRochelle

John LaRochelle

Former State Prosecutor Delivers Results for Clients

27 years of experience

Criminal Law, Divorce, DUI & DWI, Family Law, Appeals & Appellate, Juvenile Law, Domestic Violence, Traffic Tickets

Rhode Island


Attorney John Larochelle is a former Rhode Island state prosecutor who has represented clients in complex and highly sensitive litigation matters in Rhode Island Family Court and in District, Superior, Supreme and Federal Court in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. In Family court, Attorney Larochelle has litigated many types of cases, including complex divorces, contentious child custody matters, and unusual visitation situations. Attorney Larochelle is certified by the Rhode Island Family Court as a Guardian Ad Litem. Attorney Larochelle applies his extensive criminal law knowledge and experience to representing clients in all criminal matters - from serious felonies such as murder, sex crimes, and distribution of controlled substances – to misdemeanor cases such as domestic assaults and traffic-related offenses. He has litigated over one hundred DUI cases. Attorney Larochelle represents clients in state and federal courts in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. He is also admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States of America. Attorney Larochelle has written and argued well-known cases before the Rhode Island Supreme Court, including prevailing against then-Attorney General Sheldon Whitehouse in the seminal case of Diane S. Cronan ex rel. State v. John J. Cronan 774 A.2d 866. Attorney Larochelle has also written and argued often-cited cases such as State v. Paull and State v. Chalk. Call 401-421-4407 or 401-400-2777 to discuss your legal matter and to get Attorney Larochelle working for you today. View More ›


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Practice Area

Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes,
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce,
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce,
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law,
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals,
Juvenile Law
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals,
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights,
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License,


English: Spoken, Written

Professional Experience

State Prosecutor - Special Assistant Attorney General
Rhode Island Department of the Attorney General
1994 - 1997


Suffolk University Law School

J.D. (1994) | Law

Suffolk University Law School
University of Rhode Island

B.S. (1991) | Finance

University of Rhode Island
University of Rhode Island

B.A. (1991) | Economics

University of Rhode Island


Client Champion Award

Professional Associations

Rhode Island Bar Association

Committee Member

1997 - Current

Rhode Island Bar Association

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Larochelle Law
1 Turks Head Place Suite 1440 Providence, RI 02903
Telephone: (401) 421-4407
Cell: (401) 400-2777
Fax: (401) 421-1442
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